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CL Design-Build Receives Houzz’s 2012 ‘Best Of Remodeling’ Award

March 22, 2012

First-Ever Survey & Analysis of More than 1.2 Million Members Reveals Top-Rated Professionals and Current Design Trends from Across the Country

Chicago, IL --March 20, 2012 –CL Design-Build of Yorkville, IL has been awarded  “Best Of Remodeling” 2012 by Houzz, the leading online platform for residential remodeling and design.  The 12-year old design-build firm led by Cheryl Lee was chosen by the more than 1.2 million registered members of the Houzz community. The Houzz “Best Of Remodeling” award for 2012 is given in two categories: Customer Satisfaction and Design. Customer Satisfaction award winners are based on homeowner members who rated their experience working with remodeling professionals in 12 categories ranging from architects, and interior designers to contractors and other residential remodeling professionals.  Design award winners’ work was rated the most popular among the 1.2 million members, also known as “Houzzers,” who viewed more than 16.5 million professional images. “We are truly honored to receive this award,” said Cheryl Lee, president of CL Design-Build. “It means a great deal for our work to be selected by the large number of people that Houzz reaches throughout the world. It indicates to me that the creativity and quality of our team of professionals stands out no matter where these viewers reside. We have actually had communication with viewers from Wisconsin and New York!” “With 3.5 million monthly unique users and 80 million monthly page views, Houzz has rapidly become the largest community of active remodelers, providing homeowners and design enthusiasts with first-hand advice from Houzzers who have been through the renovating and decorating process,” said Liza Hausman, vice president of marketing for Houzz. “This is a real stamp of approval for CL Design-Build from the Houzz community and we’re thrilled to welcome them to this elite group of ‘Best Of’ winners.” With Houzz, homeowners can identify not only the top-rated professionals like CL Design-Build, but also those whose work visually aligns with their own design goals. Homeowners can also evaluate professionals by contacting them directly on the Houzz platform, asking questions about their work and evaluating their responses to questions from others in the Houzz community.   About CL Design-Build The CL Design-Build team is comprised of architects, interior designers, and general contractors and their work includes residential remodeling as well as new construction in the far western suburbs of Chicago. The design-build process provides their clients with greater flexibility and creativity, better communication, less risk, faster delivery, singular responsibility, and increased cost savings. Unlike many architects, they know the costs to build, so they design with those costs in mind. Unlike most general contractors, they understand the structural capacity of material without compromising the design integrity, so they build with design in mind. Essentially they take their clients from an “idea” to handing them the keys to the door. For more information call 630-882-8822 or email [email protected]. Please visit or to get ideas.   About Houzz Houzz ( is the leading online platform for home remodeling, providing inspiration, information, advice and support for homeowners and home improvement professionals through its website and mobile applications. Houzz features the largest residential design database in the world, articles written by design experts, product recommendations, a vibrant community powered by social tools, and information on more than 1.2 million remodeling and design professionals worldwide who can help turn ideas into reality.

While Bob and I have worked with CL Design Build, the experience has been positive, professional, and one we would pursue again. Our dream home was creatively designed balancing practicality and cost. Cheryl’s attention to detail will make our home a focal point of the neighborhood. Thanks to all at CL Design Build!

~ Bob and Ann Elwood

We met with 5 different local builders when we started this custom build adventure. Cheryl Lee, hands down, left the best impression. She was knowledgeable, open to and interested in our ideas. They were always timely and attentive to any and all questions that we had and patient and informative when we were chewing over a decision. We couldn’t have asked for a better experience than working with the CL Design-Build team! Danielle Brown

~ Danielle Brown

We enjoyed working with CL Design Build to build our 100% custom dream home. Starting with a blank piece of paper, we were able to build our home from bottom to top using our own ideas and concepts. We are really enjoying our home today.

~ Doug and Cinda Coyne

That teamwork between Brad and Cheryl ensured that we received the best that is available. There is a trust and bond between CL Design-Build and their clients that gave us peace of mind. The numerous compliments that we receive on our beautiful home are tremendous!

~ Richard and Kristine Christie